Tag Archives: Bench Press

5 Uses for the Trap Bar, Besides Deadlifts

The trap bar is becoming more and more popular. It can be found in college athletic weight rooms as well as big box gyms. It has gained a lot of popularity for it’s ability to allow people to deadlift who may not be as proficient in the straight bar version. …

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Master The Push-up Before the Bench Press

How much ya bench bro?” A common question heard coming from a bro’s mouth all over the world. Especially on Monday’s, International Chest Day. The bench press has for some reason become the “mating call” of human males. For some people, the bench press has become what separates the men …

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Gun Show 2.0: The Triceps

Biceps get all the press. They are the “pretty boy” of the arm muscles. I would categorize them in the show muscles because their size and strength aren’t terribly important to performance. The bigger, tougher brother of the biceps get the job done. Powerful triceps not only get the job …

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Exercises You Should Try: Tate Press

Are you the person who feels strong with the bench press off your chest but can’t finish the lockout?? Your limiting factor in the lockout is primarily the triceps and I may have the exercise for you, the Tate Press! Where did I get it from? I did not get …

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Top 5 Exercises To Help You Look Good

All exercises are not created equal. Some allow for more weigh to be lifted, some involve more musculature, and others help create a better physique. Here are my top 5 exercises for looking good. 1. Squats The King of All Exercises! The squat, in all it’s many forms, is one …

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